Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH9/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH9/77
Cruise period1977-06-10 — 1977-06-25
ObjectivesCTD measurements, current measurements (current meters and drifters), water sampling and biological sampling.
Chief scientistJohn H Simpson (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of measurements = 162
Description: T only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 77
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Description: 7 days
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 5
Description: drogues
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of samples = 162
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 162
NitriteQuantity: number of samples = 162
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 162
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 162
Description: chlorinity
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of measurements = 162
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 162